Dear Liberty Village neighbours,

I am writing to obtain your feedback about an urgent and possibly exciting opportunity for a new childcare centre in Liberty Village. Just last week, I spoke to staff in the Children’s Services division about the demand for childcare spaces in the area and found out that the City has money available to help create a new childcare centre in Liberty Village. However, building a childcare facility is difficult because there are provincial requirements about indoor and outdoor space that need to be met to get a licence. As such, the City has had a difficult time finding a possible location.

One possible place for this new centre would be in the new development at 19 Western Battery Road. I approached the developer about this opportunity and they have generously invested resources into exploring the feasibility of this opportunity in their plans.

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Today marks the end of the days of bikes versus cars, the end of divisive debates pitting one group against another. Today is a huge victory for our city, and for the safety of all Torontonians. After 40 years, bike lanes on Bloor Street are here to stay.

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The following items will be before the Committee of Adjustment on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in Committee Room 2 of Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West.

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Waterfront Toronto is bringing a pop-up consultation to Nathan Phillips Square this week.

On November 8, 9 and 10, they will be on site between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. serving hot chocolate and asking Torontonians what they think will help make the waterfront a place they want to live, work and play.

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The City Planning Division is conducting a Land Use Study to develop a series of rail corridor typologies that are intended to inform the creation of a set of guidelines that will assist City Planning staff in the review of development applications on lands that are adjacent to rail corridors and yards.

Public consultation and input is a key feature of the Study and City of Toronto Planning staff have scheduled five public consultation meetings across the City.

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